Arabian Hotel Investment Conference

17 – 19 April 2018

AHIC Village, Waldorf Astoria, Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

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In the three days you spend with us, you will experience an enhanced AHIC like never before! It will be here, away from the day to day routines, where you will have the opportunity to focus on insights shared by world-class speakers, creating relationships and discovering opportunities which will drive your business forward.

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Jonathan Worsley, Chairman, Bench Events

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Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, and founding patron, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Airports, President of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and CEO of Emirates Airline and Group.

2018 CONFIRMED SPEAKERS

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His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi

His Highness Sheikh Saud Bin Saqr Al Qasimi

Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah

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Frits van Paasschen

Frits van Paasschen

Former President & CEO Starwood Hotels & Resorts, Author of The Disruptor's Feast

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His Excellency Mohamed Alabbar

His Excellency Mohamed Alabbar

Founder & Chairman, Emaar Properties

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Samih Sawiris

Samih Sawiris

Chairman, ORASCOM Development

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Keith Barr

Keith Barr

Chief Executive Officer, IHG

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Federico J. González

Federico J. González

President & CEO, The Rezidor Hotel Group & Chairman of the Global Steering Committee of Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group

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Pierre-Frédéric Roulot

Pierre-Frédéric Roulot

CEO, Jin Jiang Europe CEO, Louvre Hotels Group

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Mark Arnall

Mark Arnall

Personal Trainer and Sports Therapist, Kimi Räikkönen

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Haitham Mattar 

Haitham Mattar 

Chief Executive Officer, Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority 

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Stephen Sackur

Stephen Sackur

Presenter, HARDTalk

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"I cannot think of any other hotel hospitality related conference for this region which really has the strength of content as well as the strength of speakers and audience.”

Anil Bhardwaj, Director, A.A. Al Moosa Enterprises – 2017 AHIC Speaker

“It’s my first experience at AHIC and I have to say it has been a great experience. Number one – very informative and number two – reestablishing many contacts within the industry. I really enjoyed it on every level. Very worthwhile.”

Andrew Humphries, Chief Operating Officer, Katara Hospitality – 2017 AHIC Speaker

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Created for those seeking an immersive AHIC experience with added access to the exclusive one-day conference in Saudi Arabia in February 2018. Simply put, exclusive access for the ultimate AHIC experience.

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INTRODUCING SHIC - AN AHIC EVENT

As part of the annual AHIC event in RAK, the Saudi Arabia Hotel Investment Conference (SHIC) is an exclusive one-day event enabling our delegates and partners to focus on and discuss the multitude of investment opportunities arising in the Kingdom.

SHIC is organised by Saudi Event Management and Marketing (SEMARK) and co-organised by Bench Events and MEED in strategic partnership with Dur Hospitality.

The event will feature keynotes, panel debates and round table sessions lead by experts which will provide delegates with valuable insights into the ever-changing landscape of Saudi Hospitality.

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AHIC CONTENT LIBRARY

Hotel investments in MENA to hit record high in 2018

2018 Press Release

Hotel investments in MENA to hit record high in 2018

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Return on Investment vs Return on Ego in 2017

Hala Matar Choufany
HVS Middle East & Africa

Return on Investment vs Return on Ego in 2017

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Silicon Valley is coming for you!

James Whittaker
Microsoft

Silicon Valley is coming for you!

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Download the 2017 AHIC Post Event Report

As the meeting place for leaders of the region’s tourism and hospitality investment industry, AHIC 2017 brought together diverse portfolio of speakers to share their perspectives on various market challenges, identify industry innovation and discuss opportunities. Download your copy to recap or see what you missed out on.

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AHIC is generously supported by brands and stakeholders dedicated to creating opportunities and growing the market every day. All sponsors will be in attendance in 2018.

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